Forthcoming Events

26.03.2018 - 28.03.2018, Hilton Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
22.04.2018 - 26.04.2018, Strasbourg Convention & Exhibition Centre, France


Thomas Feuer: Vortrag über THz Strahlung (in German)- in der Physikalischen Gesellschaft Zürich (PGZ)
New scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Ursula Keller, Thomas Feuer, Majed Chergui and Hans Jakob Wörner
Peter Hamm selected as the 2018 recipient of the Ellis R. Lippincott Award (OSA)- for seminal contributions to developing multidimensional infrared, Raman and Terahertz spectroscopy
Ursula Keller awarded the IEEE Photonics Award 2018 -for her work as a pioneer in the field of ultrafast lasers
Jean-Pierre Wolf to Receive ZEISS Research Award - for his groundbreaking application of laser pulses in researching the earth’s atmosphere
Three new scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Jean-Pierre Wolf, Majed Chergui / Rafael Abela / Chris Milne and Ursula Keller /Jörg Osterwalder / Matthias Hengsberger
Special Issue of Structural Dynamics on the NCCR MUST- with 10 reviews and 2 perspectives
Majed Chergui elected to the Royal Academy of Sciences of Spain - as successor to Ahmed Zewail (1999 Chemistry Nobel Laureate)
GAP-Biophotonics with Jean-Pierre Wolf-visited by the Grand Conseil of Geneva
First time resolved Pilot Experiment by SwissFEL (30.11.2017): Semiconductor to metal transition in Ti3O5 nanocrystals
ERC Consolidator Grant for Hans Jakob WörnerAttosecond X-ray spectroscopy of liquids ...
ERC Consolidator Grant for Fabrizio CarboneVisualizing the Conformational Dynamics of Proteins ...

Honors, awards and fellowships

ERC Advanced Grants
  • Manfred Fiebig (2016): In-Situ Second Harmonic Generation for Emergent Electronics in Transition-Metal Oxides (INSEETO).
  • Majed Chergui (2016): Charge carrier Dynamics in Metal Oxides (DYNAMOX)
  • Ursula Keller (2013): Clocking fundamental attosecond electron dynamics (Attoclock)
  • Jean-Pierre Wolf (2012): Laser Filamentation for Probing and Controlling Atmospheric Processes (FilAtmo)
  • Peter Hamm (2009): Towards a Dynamical Understanding of Allostery (DYNALLO)
ERC Starting Grants
  • Ulrich Lorenz (2017): Visualizing the Conformational Dynamics of Proteins by Time-Resolved Electron Microscopy (ProteinDynamics)
  • Rachel Grange (2016): Second-Order Nano-Oxides for Enhanced Nonlinear Photonics (Chi2-Nano-Oxides)
  • Natalie Banerji (2016): Organic Semiconductors InteRfaced with biological environmentS (OSIRIS)
  • Hans Jakob Wörner (2012): Measuring electronic dynamics in molecules (ATTOSCOPE)
  • Andrea Cannizzo (2011): Investigating Functional Dynamics in Proteins by Novel Multidimensional Optical Spectroscopies in the Ultraviolet (FunctionalDyna)
  • Thomas Südmeyer (2011): Efficient megahertz coherent XUV light source ( MEGA-XUV )
  • Fabrizio Carbone (2011): Ultrafast Spectroscopic Electron Diffraction of quantum solids and thin films (USED)
ERC Proof of Concept
  • Jean-Pierre Wolf (2014): Laser Identification of Pollen and Bacteria in Air (LIPBA)
  • Andrea Cannizzo (2018): Development of a compact, user-friendly and cost effective source for the generation of powerful and broad ultrashort pulses in the deep-UV (DUVlight)
ERC Consolidator Grants
  • Jiri Vanicek (2016): Unraveling molecular quantum dynamics with accelerated ab initio algorithms (MOLEQULE)
  • Aldo Antognini (2016): Hyperfine splittings in muonic atoms and laser technology (HyperMu)
  • Fabrizio Carbone (2017): Imaging, Spectroscopy and Control of Quantum states in advanced Materials (ISCQuM)
  • Hans Jakob Wörner (2017): Attosecond X-ray spectroscopy of liquids (ATTOLIQ)
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